Skip to Content

Search: {{$root.lsaSearchQuery.q}}, Page {{$root.page}}

Thematic Conference

Annual Thematic Conference Funding

Annual Conference Description
LRCCS will sponsor an annual conference on Chinese studies. The conference theme will be determined by a competitive application process with solicited proposals from LRCCS faculty associates.

Requirements & Eligibility

Proposals with some or all of the following components will receive priority
  • Topics that are interdisciplinary and include participation from LRCCS faculty associates across disciplinary or methodological divides.
  • Proposals that incorporate graduate student participation in a significant way, for example, through a graduate student panel or poster session.
  • Proposals that encourage participation from outside U-M, especially from scholars from the greater China region:

In the event that there are many qualified proposals in a given year, the LRCCS executive committee may make multiple awards with the conferences scheduled over 2-3 years.

Deadline: Fall Term deadline: November 15th; Winter Term deadline: January 15th

Each proposal must include:

  • A completed Application Form.
  • A conference organizer or 2-3 co-organizers.  At least one co-organizer must be a LRCCS faculty associate.  LRCCS Center Associates may also be part of an organizing group.
  • A detailed description of the conference theme, possible panel organization, a list of potential invitees, and a budget.  The conference theme description should not exceed three pages.
  • If the budget exceeds the maximum amount awarded by LRCCS, the application should also include other sources of funding.

Submission

We will accept proposals at chinese.studies@umich.edu.

Questions?

Please contact us at chinese.studies@umich.edu. Our staff will receive and respond to your inquiries. We look forward to receiving your proposals.